from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A tall perennial North American herb (Heracleum maximum) in the parsley family, having large compound leaves and compound umbels of small whitish flowers.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A wild umbelliferous plant of the genus Heracleum (which see).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • (Bot.) A coarse umbelliferous weed of the genus Heracleum (Heracleum sphondylium in England, and Heracleum lanatum in America).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Heracleum maximum, an umbelliferous herb.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun tall coarse plant having thick stems and cluster of white to purple flowers


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